Quotes of Compelling

“ For your own good is a persuasive argument that will eventually make a man agree to his own destruction. ”

- Janet Frame

“ Properly practiced creativity MUST result in greater sales more economically achieved. Properly practiced creativity can lift your claims out of the swamp of sameness and make them accepted, believed, persuasive, urgent. ”

- William Bernbach

“ There is nothing in the world like a persuasive speech to fuddle the mental apparatus. ”

- Mark Twain

“ You will never find anybody who can give you a clear and compelling reason why we observe daylight savings time. ”

- Dave Barry

“ Power is the most persuasive rhetoric. ”

- Johann Friedrich von Schiller

“ Power is the most persuasive rhetoric. ”

- Friedrich von Schiller

“ Minerva save us from the cloying syrup of coercive compassion! ”

- Camille Paglia

“ The more informative your advertising, the more persuasive it will be. ”

- David Ogilvy

“ It would be hard to find a more compelling example of the American dream than Alberto Gonzales. ”

- John Kyl

“ Persuasive speech, and more persuasive sighs, Silence that spoke and eloquence of eyes. ”

- Homer

“ Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive. ”

- John Kenneth Galbraith

“ Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in gaining and holding attention, but it has no persuasive value at all. ”

- John Kenneth Galbraith

“ When I talked, no one listened to me. But as soon as I acted I became persuasive, and I no longer find anyone incredulous. ”

- Giosue Borsi

“ By magic numbers and persuasive sound. ”

- William Congreve

“ Sheehan has obviously taken a short course in the Michael Moore/Ramsey Clark school of Iraq analysis and has not succeeded in making it one atom more elegant or persuasive. ”

- Christopher Hitchens

“ Reason gains all people by compelling none. ”

- Aaron Hill

“ A law is something which must have a moral basis, so that there is an inner compelling force for every citizen to obey. ”

- Chaim Weizmann

“ A woman's life can really be a succession of lives, each revolving around some emotionally compelling situation or challenge, and each marked off by some intense experience. ”

- Wallis Simpson

“ Freedom is not being a slave to any circumstance, to any constraint, to any chance; it means compelling Fortune to enter the lists on equal terms. ”

- Marcus Annaeus Seneca

“ Gentle words, quiet words, are after all the most powerful words. They are more convincing, more compelling, more prevailing. ”

- W. Gladden

“ It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys. ”

- Antoine de Saint Exupéry

“ Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way. ”

- Les Brown

“ Guess what? There's more and more compelling evidence that if you feed a child a steady diet of Marilyn Manson and violent video games and hyper-sexual imagery… something needs to be done. ”

- William Baldwin

“ Despite recent media reports that have clouded, or even misrepresented, the facts, there is compelling evidence that al-Qaida and Iraq have been linked for more than a decade. ”

- Elizabeth Dole

“ For the camera, the creative moment is brief - a compelling, ephemeral collision of event and artist. Extreme awareness combined with unobtrusiveness becomes the contest the photographer must work within. ”

- Ken Ruth

“ It is my opinion that everything must be based on a simple idea. And it is my opinion that this idea, once we have finally discovered it, will be so compelling, so beautiful, that we will say to one another, yes, how could it have been any different. ”

- John Wheeler

“ It is the absence of immediate and compelling goals that leads to boredom, low energy, pessimism, depression and despair, among a heap of other unpleasant conditions. The worst affliction in life is neither pain, nor poverty, nor misfortune, nor the perfidy of others, because all of these have been met and defeated by those with a determination to do so… ”

- Joe Klock

“ The only freedom which deserves the name is that of pursuing our own good in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs, or impede their efforts to obtain it. Each is the proper guardian of his own health, whether bodily, or mental or spiritual… ”

- John Stuart Mill

“ Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit. ”

- Ansel Adams

“ Love, the strongest and deepest element in all life, the harbinger of hope, of joy, of ecstasy; love, the defier of all laws, of all conventions; love, the freest, the most powerful molder of human destiny; how can such an all-compelling force be synonymous with that poor little State and Church-begotten weed, marriage? ”

- Emma Goldman
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